Mental Health

HeyMama and the Power of Online Communities in 2020, a Challenging Year for Working Mothers

What. A. Year. Anyone else ready for a bit of a break? As we get to the end of 2020 I look back and seriously wonder: How did we even make it this far?! Yay us! It was intense. It was crazy. And it was especially hard on the many working mothers, who had to juggle jobs, homeschooling and overall COVID-19 craziness…

Women’s Brain Project Is Organizing a Hackathon to Advance the Understanding of Sex and Gender Differences for Precision Medicine

“It will take 107 years to close the gender gap. We want to speed up the process.” Women’s Brain Project is organizing the WBP Challenge, a global hackathon with the goal to advance the understanding of sex and gender differences for precision medicine between Jan 15, 2021 and Feb 15, 2021. The event will be fully virtual. Those interested in participating are…

Coral’s Isharna Walsh: “Entrepreneurship tests you on every level, and every day brings a new challenge, so you have to find ways to keep yourself healthy.”

In our “Starter Story” series we invite femtech founders to share their stories of how it all began. How did they come up with the idea? Where did they meet their cofounders and what was the hardest part of going from 0 to 1? In today’s Starter Story we get to share Coral‘s founding story as told by founder & CEO Isharna Walsh.…

Fortunis Capital Invests £1M in Femtech Startup Clementine

Fortunis Capital has selected femtech company Clementine for a place in its Top 20 UK Impact Investment fund, starting with an initial investment of £1M. Clementine’s app aims to improve the emotional wellbeing of millions of women all over the world.  The London-based impact investor’s £1million funding will accelerate the growth of Clementine. Founded by Kim Palmer, it provides world-leading virtual professional hypnotherapy sessions as well as a suite…

Jelena Jansson: “We still have a long way to recognise the importance of mental health support, at whatever size.”

Unimpressed by the Brexit turmoil, Jelena Jansson just recently moved her company to London. And she hasn’t looked back. After starting Healstack in Sweden, the entrepreneur decided, that the startup culture in one of Europe’s premiere startup hubs was a better fit for her and her company. We spoke to her about her decision, Healstack’s mission to advocate for body positivity and…